Ten Favorite Jazz Albums, Post-1980

Ordered chronologically. Not claiming these to be classic or the very best, just ones that spoke to me at different times.
  1. Vocalese - The Manhattan Transfer, 1985
  2. Random Abstract - Branford Marsalis, 1987
  3. Live at Blues Alley - Wynton Marsalis, 1990
  4. Black Hope - Kenny Garrett, 1992
  5. Freedom in the Groove - Joshua Redman, 1996
  6. Art of the Trio, Volume One - Brad Mehldau Trio, 1997
  7. Two Blocks from the Edge - Michael Brecker, 1998
  8. A Go Go - John Scofield, 1998
  9. Gratitude - Chris Potter, 2001
  10. Double Booked - Robert Glasper, 2009